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Tell Me Practical Driving Test Questions

Tell Me Vehicle Safety Questions.

Tell Me Questions Additional Notes


Tell me how you would check that the brakes are working before starting a journey.

Answer: Brakes should not feel spongy or slack. Brakes should be tested as you set off. Vehicle should not pull to one side.

Additional Notes: Test as you set off on a journey and after going through water. Check brake lights are working.

Windscreen Washer Reservoir

Identify where the windscreen washer reservoir is and tell me how you would check the windscreen washer level.

Answer: Open the bonnet and point to the washer reservoir. Explain that if it looks as if it is getting empty than fill it.

Additional Notes: Can remove cap to show. Engine off. Check weekly. Can tell its going as washer does not work correctly.  Fill with water and screen wash additives.

Tyre Pressure

Tell me were you would find the information for the recommended tyre pressures for this car and how tyre pressure should be checked.

Answer: Manufacturers guide. Use a reliable pressure gauge, check and adjust pressures when tyres are cold. Don’t forget spare and refit valve caps.

Additional Notes: Show the pressure gauge. Should not be asked to demonstrate. Check before and after long journey.

Head Restraint

Tell me how you make sure your head restraint is correctly adjusted so it provides the best protection in the event of a crash.

Answer: To adjust, press button on side and adjust height. Set Height according to body size. The middle of the head restraint should be at eye level.

Additional Notes: If this is not possible for extremely tall people, set to highest position, and set to lowest position for small people.







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